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14:09
14:09

Extreme Weather Lowers Honey Production in Acholi 1 7

Barnabas Opiyo, the Kitgum District Entomology Officer says bees are more productive during the warm season, which facilitates the production of honey, wax and propolis.
17:16
17:16

Cotton Price Hits UGX 3,000 After 10 Years 3

Okello says it is unfortunate that many farmers got discouraged because last year their cotton was destroyed by floods and the price was also low at between Shillings 1,500 to Shillings 1,800.
08:45
08:45

Herdsmen in Lamwo Sue Leaders Over Planned Eviction 1

Through their lawyer Oyet and Company Advocates, the pastoralists have filed a civil suit at Gulu High Court seeking redress against a decision reached by the leaders on October 21. They argue that the decision to forcefully evict them from Palabek County was illegal and a violation of their rights.
09:15
09:15

Porous Border Points Hindering Fight Against Rustlers in Lamwo 2

Maj. Flavia Terimulungi, 5th Infantry Division Spokesperson says that whereas the army is working hard to curb the influx of rustlers, the vast porous border points has made it challenging to secure the entire territory.
13:24
13:24

South Sudan Returns Uganda's Stolen Cattle cattle rustling 2 1

A five-member delegation of security personnel from South Sudan’s Torit state accompanied by political and cultural leaders handed the animals to Lamwo district leaders at Apiriti border point in Madi-Opei sub-county on Sunday.
14:47
14:47

UPDF Destroys 13 Explosives In East Acholi 2 1

Lt. Hassan Kato, the Fifth Infantry Division Spokesperson, says the explosives were recovered by farmers opening their land for cultivation.
12:41
12:41

Army Sets Up Four Detachments at Uganda-South Sudan Border 2

Some of the detaches which had been abandoned due to limited personnel were reopened following the resurgence of cattle raids by armed south Sudanese cattle thugs from the neighboring Torit state.
14:18
14:18

400 Casual Laborers from Busoga Arrive to Plant Sugarcane in Lamwo 1 2

The labourers were transported aboard Gateway buses on Sunday by Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd. The company contracted by the government is implementing sugarcane growing in the district on behalf of Ayuu Alali Sugarcane Cooperatives Society.
10:47
10:47

Rampant Cattle Raids Disrupt Farming in Lamwo cattle theft 1 3 Top story

The persistent incursion of armed South Sudanese cattle rustlers in parts of Lamwo district is impacting negatively on livestock and crop farming, the local leaders have revealed.
13:32
13:32

LDUs Deployed to Plant Sugarcane in Lamwo Over Manpower Shortage Atiak Sugar Factory 1 2

This comes as Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd, contracted by government to implement the sugarcane project has failed to acquire targeted 900 laborers to work on 6,500 hectares land ready for sugarcane growing.
16:08
16:08

Atiak Sugar Investor Struggles to Recruit Casual Workers in Lamwo District Atiak Sugar Factory 6

This comes nearly two weeks after the company was stopped from transporting more than 300 casual worker from Kamuli district to Ngomoromo Village in Lokung Sub county due to corona virus disease pandemic.
12:01
12:01

Lamwo Sugarcane Project Suffers Setback as Transportation of Casual Workers is Halted Atiak Sugar Factory 3

Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited had planned to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village in Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes on 6,500 hectares of land this week. Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited was due to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village, Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes this week on 6,500 hectares of land.
09:17
09:17

UWA, UPDF Hunt for Stray Lions in Lamwo 2 6

The lions suspected to have strayed more than 140 kilometers from Kidepo Valley National Park invaded the area on Sunday night. The lions killed nine calves and injured three others belonging to a livestock farmer in separate attacks between Sunday and Tuesday.
07:56
07:56

Lamwo Residents In Panic As Stray Lions Kill Six Cattle 1 Top story

The Padibe East Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, Julius Peter Olung told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that residents are currently living in fear following the invasion of the lions. He says the lions suspected to be male and female attacked another kraal on Monday night in the same village where they killed three more calves.
17:01
17:01

Sim Sim Prices Fall As Middlemen Exploit Farmers in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 2 1

Joseph Akena, the secretary for Production in Lokung Sub-county and also a farmer says he had to sell two bags of his sim sim at only 3,500 shillings per Kilogram last month after failing to get buyers offering higher prices.
07:02
07:02

Stray Hippos Cause Panic Among Lamwo Residents 1 1 Top story

Opigio told URN that he heard his cattle mooing outside the kraal forcing him to rush and check what was happening. To his dismay he saw the cattle running outside the kraal but as he flashed his torch to see what was happening he was surprised to see three hippos charging towards him.
20:00
20:00

South Sudan Officials Extort UGX 5M From Ugandan Farmers Lokung Subcounty 4 2 Top story

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Nabinson Kidega, says their investigations have since established that the farmers are hiring land from a ‘tycoon’ who forcefully invaded the fertile area inside Uganda’s territorial boundaries.
07:42
07:42

Farmers Count Loses As Heavy Rain Devastate Gardens in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty 1 4

Walter Opira, a resident of Okora Central Village in Pangira Parish told URN in an interview over the weekend that the two weeks of heavy rains have left his garden waterlogged. Opira says he planted Sorghum on a two acres piece of land, millet on one acre and Sim sim [Sasame] on three acres, which are all rotting away.
17:33
17:33

Heavy Rainfall Threatens Bumper Crop Harvest in Lamwo farmers 1

Tom Kayira Acire, a farmer in Poba Parish, Tegot Kwera South in Agoro Sub-county says he planted rice this season but notes that he is sceptical of getting bumper harvest due to the heavy rainfalls.
10:26
10:26

Gov`t to Renovate Agoro Irrigation Scheme World Bank. 1

The Ministry’s Spokesperson for Northern Region, Brenda Akao, says work has already commenced with the procurement of the required resources.
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